'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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    ... after they lose their mother to an ... 30 p.m.; Princess Mononoke , 8 p.m. $8-$10. Inside Out . This 2015 Pixar ... Brave and Sir Robin the ...
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    ... encounter with a former foster mother brings ... – Elena officially becomes crown princess and ... Saturday, July 23 Brave (7:00 – 8:40 ...
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    ... hosted by EugFun 2016.   Pixar’s Brave (2012 ... Rated PG. Iconoclast 16-year-old Princess Merida ... to undo a curse that turns her ...
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  • In 'Brave,' A Pixar Princess At Odds With Her Place
    Pixar tries to solve its female-heroine problem with a movie about Merida, a rebellious princess who, to her mother's dismay, craves freedom from all men. Critic Scott Tobias says the film's powerful character and message are unfortunately surrounded by ...
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  • Pixar shows off new animated movie with female protagonist, fairytale princess Merida
    Pixar, the creator of ground-breaking films such as WALL-E, Ratatouille and Up, treads seemingly old animation ground in its latest film, Brave, by featuring as its lead a feisty princess by the ... relationship between mother and daughter.
    08/9/2012 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Pixar ‘Brave’ for tackling mother-daughter themes
    What makes “Brave” so remarkable is that it explores mother-daughter conflict in the first place. “Brave” is the first Pixar movie to feature a female heroine, and the only one in a long line of princess movies that doesn’t focus on the princess ...
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  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Pixar’s ‘Brave’ shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie “Brave” upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
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    Story. Brave is set in ancient times in the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch and focuses on a princess named Merida, the daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor.
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    a multitude of new characters to audiences, from the fiery princess Merida to the murderous bear Mor’du. When Merida’s mother, the dignified and elegant Queen ...
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  • Just Another Princess Movie – The New Inquiry
    image by Sarah Handelman. I suppose most girls remember when they became aware of themselves as specifically female viewers. Growing up in the eighties, I watched ...
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  • Brave (2012 film)
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by ...
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    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
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